60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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60 days in South America Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fly:  17​h 30​min
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 6 nights
+4
Fly + bus + foot + subway + bus:  10​h 30​min
Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil
— 5 nights
+4
bus + subway + foot + bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Porto Seguro, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
Bonito, Brazil
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  15​h
Ushuaia, Argentina
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h
El Calafate, Argentina
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 4 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  17​h 45​min
Hanga Roa, Chile
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  12​h
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h
Province of Jujuy, Argentina
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  9​h
Cusco, Peru
— 8 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

6
nights
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Fernando de Noronha ©
With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Baia dos Porcos and Porto de Santo Antonio Beach (Porto). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cachorro, examine the collection at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS, stroll through Conceicao Beach, and enjoy breathtaking views from Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha holiday planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Fernando de Noronha is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Amsterdam in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Fernando de Noronha: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

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#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Praia do Cachorro ©
Praia do Cachorro
Atalaia Beach ©
Atalaia Beach

5
nights
Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil

Alto Paraiso de Goias ©
Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Almecegas I Waterfalls and Loquinhas Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alto Paraiso de Goias: Cavalcante (Capivara Falls & Santa Barbara Waterfall). Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Jardim de Maytreia, explore the striking landscape at Vale da Lua, and make a trip to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Fernando de Noronha to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Alto Paraiso de Goias is minus 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Cavalcante
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Almecegas I Waterfalls ©
Almecegas I Waterfalls
Loquinhas Falls ©
Loquinhas Falls

6
nights
Porto Seguro, Brazil

Porto Seguro ©
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Taipe Beach and Largo da Ajuda. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Santo Andre Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Muta Beach, find something for the whole family at Eco Parque Arraial d'Ajuda, and get engrossed in the history at Memorial da Epopeia do Descobrimento.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Porto Seguro travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Porto Seguro takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Time (AMT) to Brasilia Time (BRT) is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bonito.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Coroa Vermelha Beach
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Recife de Fora ©
Recife de Fora
Taipe Beach ©
Taipe Beach
Santo Andre Beach ©
Santo Andre Beach

5
nights
Bonito, Brazil

Bonito ©
A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Recanto Ecologico Rio da Prata and Estancia Mimosa Ecoturismo. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Aquario Natural, take in the dramatic natural features at Abismo Anhumas, make a trip to Praca da Liberdade, and explore the activities along Rio Sucuri.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bonito trip tool .

You can fly from Porto Seguro to Bonito in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Porto Seguro to Bonito, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Porto Seguro in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bonito: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Bonito

#Parks, #Nature, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Recanto Ecologico Rio da Prata ©
Recanto Ecologico Rio da Prata
Estancia Mimosa Ecoturismo ©
Estancia Mimosa Ecoturismo
Abismo Anhumas ©
Abismo Anhumas

5
nights
Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia ©
Often called the "End of the World" because of its position on the southernmost tip of South America, the expanding city of Ushuaia serves as both a busy commercial port and attractive tourist hub.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mirador de Lagos Escondido y Fagnano and Ushuaia Bay. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lago Roca, make a trip to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina, take in the awesome beauty at Glacier Martial, and stroll through Cerro Castor (Castor Mount).

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ushuaia trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Bonito to Ushuaia takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Paraguay Time (PYT) to Argentine Time (ART), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Bonito in October; daily highs in Ushuaia reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Lago Roca
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Bahia Lapataia ©
Bahia Lapataia
Cerro Castor (Castor Mount) ©
Cerro Castor (Castor Mount)
Mirador de Lagos Escondido y Fagnano ©

4
nights
El Calafate, Argentina

El Calafate ©
El Calafate tourism thrives mostly thanks to the city's proximity to a World Heritage-listed national park, famed for containing over 40 large glaciers.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Av del Libertador and Lago Argentino. When in El Calafate, make a side trip to see Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park, approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, get outside with Enjoy!, explore the striking landscape at Onelli Glacier, and look for all kinds of wild species at Laguna Nimez Reserve.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read El Calafate online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Ushuaia to El Calafate in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ushuaia in October: highs in El Calafate hover around 7°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Calafate

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Perito Moreno Glacier
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Perito Moreno Glacier ©
Perito Moreno Glacier
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Av del Libertador ©
Av del Libertador

4
nights
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

San Carlos de Bariloche ©
Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piedras Blancas and Isla Victoria. Change things up with a short trip to Rio Correntoso in Villa La Angostura (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo del Lago Gutierrez, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Carlos de Bariloche, take in panoramic vistas at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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Traveling by flight from El Calafate to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from El Calafate in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in San Carlos de Bariloche: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Hanga Roa.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Rio Correntoso
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Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Rio Correntoso ©
Rio Correntoso
Museo del Lago Gutierrez ©
Museo del Lago Gutierrez

4
nights
Hanga Roa, Chile

Hanga Roa ©
The main town and capital of Chile's Easter Island, Hanga Roa serves as a base for most visitors to the island, with all explorations of Easter Island and its famous moai monoliths beginning here.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rano Raraku and Ahu Tongariki. Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Rapa Nui National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Orongo, make a trip to Ahu Akivi, get impressive views of Rano Kau, and contemplate the long history of Ahu Tahai.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hanga Roa trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Carlos de Bariloche to Hanga Roa. The time zone difference moving from Argentine Time to Easter Is. Time is minus 3 hours. When traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in October, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Hanga Roa: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Easter Island
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Rano Raraku ©
Rano Raraku
Ahu Tongariki ©
Ahu Tongariki
Rapa Nui National Park ©
Rapa Nui National Park

6
nights
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

San Pedro de Atacama ©
Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
Step off the beaten path and head to Salar de Tara and Laguna Tebinquinche. Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring nature at Reserva Nacional de Flamencos. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote, take in the dramatic natural features at Piedras Rojas, witness a stunning natural landmark at Termas Banos de Puritama, and examine the collection at Museo del Meteorito.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Pedro de Atacama route maker .

Getting from Hanga Roa to San Pedro de Atacama by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 12 hours. The time zone difference moving from Easter Is. Time to Chile Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Hanga Roa in October, plan for colder nights in San Pedro de Atacama, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Province of Jujuy.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

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Salar de Tara ©
Salar de Tara
Laguna Tebinquinche ©
Laguna Tebinquinche
Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote ©
Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote

3
nights
Province of Jujuy, Argentina

Province of Jujuy ©
San Salvador de Jujuy, commonly known as Jujuy and locally often referred to as San Salvador, is the capital city of Jujuy Province in northwest Argentina. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Pucara de Tilcara, take in the dramatic natural features at Quebrada de Humahuaca, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cerro Morado.

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You can drive from San Pedro de Atacama to Province of Jujuy in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Pedro de Atacama to Province of Jujuy. While traveling from San Pedro de Atacama, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Province of Jujuy, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Province of Jujuy

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The Hill of Seven Colors ©
The Hill of Seven Colors
Quebrada de Humahuaca ©
Quebrada de Humahuaca
Paseo de los Colorados ©
Paseo de los Colorados

8
nights
Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sacred Valley of the Incas and Spas & Wellness. Get out of town with these interesting Cusco side-trips: Salinas de Maras (in Maras), Pisac (in Pisac) and Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo (in Ollantaytambo). On the 9th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, see the interesting displays at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, delve into the distant past at Q'enqo, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Central de San Pedro.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cusco trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Province of Jujuy to Cusco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Argentine Time to Peru Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Province of Jujuy in November, things will get little chillier in Cusco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cusco

#Historic Sites, #Tours, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Cusco Region, Pisac, Choquequirao Archeological Park, Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Salinas de Maras
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Sacred Valley of the Incas ©
Sacred Valley of the Incas
River Rafting & Tubing

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